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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart275,531M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart304,696M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart2,644€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart2,924$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart92,815 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart102,737 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart33.71%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart891 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart986$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-1,073 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-1,188 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-0.39%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart54,678.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart60,523.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart3,204.82009Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart4,467.72009Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart13.21%2009Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
3,458.92014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
4,595.12014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart10.01%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart3,523.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart3,896.32016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart8.08%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart19.86%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart525€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart581$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart35€2009Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart49$2009Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart35€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart46$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart34€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart37$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa206/27/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBBB05/08/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBBB-03/29/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart352016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart47º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart86.32015Fragile States Index [+]
109º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart74º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.7%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
2,040 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
295.1 $2013NMW [+]
224.6 €2013NMW [+]
46º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
60.474008/21/2017Euro / Philippine Pesos [+]
17.18%08/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Money Market
3.00%06/03/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart99º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart35.312014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
12.00%01/01/2007Standard VAT [+]
32.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart50,874.5 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart56,313.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart18.46%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart77,956.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart86,290.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart28.29%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-27,081.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-29,977.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-9.83%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart3472016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart104,195,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart211,8622015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart28,482.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart0.21%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart520.02015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart5,316,3202015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart5.20%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.6822015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart138º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
50º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart23.32‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.942015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.77‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart68.412015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart9,7562014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart9.82014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart1.122015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,872,298
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU